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ago. according to the secretary of state's office. 59% of voters in california went to the polls yesterday. in 2008, that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half, or almost 55% of registered voters cast ballots yesterday. >>> the santa clara county registrar said it has almost a quarter million ballots to count. more than 35,000 provisional ballots. >>> stay with the 10:00 news. in 9 minutes, mitt romney's last minute decision after losing the election. plus, a tax hike, statewide. the refund some students will get as a result. and at 10:45 the vote yesterday that could set thousands of inmates free. >>> striking workers at raleys, and knob hill supermarkets rallied for support. they've been on the picket line for four days. workers rallied at this nob hill store in alameda. the workers are against proposed cuts to their health benefits, and also the elimination of people pay on sundays. one worker said he's been with the company for 23 years. >> i believe in this company, and i still believe in it. >> reporter: raley's issued a statement saying in part, it is
open soon, and there is a lot at stake in our local communities, in california, and for the future of this country. we have team coverage on this election as ktvu's amber lee has tonight's last minute get out the vote effort. we're going to begin in chicago with ken pritchett, and president obama. >> reporter: accords to the white house schedule, air force one should touchdown in chicago. any minute, mr. obama will spend election day in his adopted hometown of chicago just as he did four years ago. president obama ended his final day on the campaign trail in the swing state of iowa. this after he made a campaign stop in another swing state, ohio. ♪ [ music ] and the commander in chief started his day with the boss, bruce springsteen in wisconsin. three swing states. his chicago supports, such as lou walsh, and her daughter spent their day volunteering on the phone. >> who are you calling? >> calling people in iowa, and wisconsin basically. so swing states. >> reporter: in downtown chicago, we visited an obama field office. the volunteers here, most are local, but some are from th
it in california and how that could be changing. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> tonight a powerball jackpot of $579.9 million has folks all across the county dreaming some big dreams. but california is one of the few states that actually does not participate in that drawing. eric tells us what they soon could change. >> this store has a rap for producing some big winners. some people came hoping to play powerball. instead they had to settle for superlotto. but officials could add it to the lineup when they meet tomorrow. >> tonight we ha
states including california. no illnesses have been reported though. fresh express grows most of its produce in the salinas valley but is owned by chiquita brands. >>> 37-year-old sean moffet came home with a bump on his head and told his roommate that five men had attacked him. but police say that he might have been five people that were doing summer salts on a mattress and hurt himself that way. >> he said that five men had assaulted him. and he had been beat in the back of the head. he said they really beat me up badly. he used some curse words and said, they really, really beat me up. >> reporter: his roommate says that he was unconscious the next morning and he was dead. >>> plus turning back the clock on black friday. how wal-mart hopes to attract early bargain hunters this year. >> on the streets of california department of justice. why they're knocking on doors in the bay area and the unknown that waits for them on the other side. oÑ >>> special agents are targeting one city at a time going after gun owners. >> you will be close covered. >> reporter: locked and loaded, radio
that a northern california man who was a navy seal has been killed in afghanistan. kevin evert from alkada died saturday in a mountainous area near the center of the country. military officials say that the seal was based on the east coast. he was in after -- afghanistan while working to support what is called -- >>> a wreath of roses, an american flag and a child's note all line his grave. stephens grew up in piedmont and attended uc hastings law school. >>> record spending on this cyber monday is expect to bring a surge to california. but ken pritchett tell us the state will likely get a lot less than many people had expected. >> if you need a tiki mug, a tiki statute or anything hawaii, talk to lawrence swansberg. his biggest item -- >> christmas hawaii shirts right now. >> we want folks to know that not out of state retailers who are doing business online are required to collect tax. >> so a camera sold on amazon would incur $60 in tax. if you don't pay sales taxes online then you owe a use tax that you must file on your state taxes which few people do. >> i think they need to do it nation
tomorrow morning. >>> and as we told you before, power ball is expected to come to california. power ball tickets will be available in california starting april 8thover next year. - - april 8th of next year. >>> we'll give you a detailed look at the storm's path and how much rain it will bring. >> the stadium is covered tonight because of the rain. we're going to take you inside and show you some of the latest preparations for tomorrow's game. >> and this woman's crusade. >> the run is in honor of my friend. >>> the rain likely won't keep fans from heading to the pac12 championship game at stanford tomorrow night. maureen naylor is live now at the farm to tell us about the extra precautions being taken tonight to protect the surf, maureen. >> reporter: this is a first for the stanford stadium, behind me they have wrapped the scoreboard in pac12 logos. inside the yard is wrapped as well. >> reporter: it is covered with tarp and weighed down with sandbags. >> it's pretty wet right now already. >> reporter: he has a hard time sleeping when it rains before a big game. he's watching the weath
as christmas presents. >>> california may soon be one of the few states that require students to learn cursive handwriting. 45 of the 50 states are moving towards abandoning penmanship in an era of keyboards and cut and paste. opponents of cursive say it's no longer necessary and printing is sufficient. supporters say good hant writing help motor skills and is a symbol of personallality. >>> champion boxer hector camacho died in a hospital in puerto rico after being taken off life support. he won several world titles including two lightweight belts. after retirement he struggled with drugs and alcohol. camacho was shot tuesday while sitting in a car. he was 50 years old. >>> today fans from california and across the country are remembering actor larry hagman. a wreath of yellow roses was placed on his star at the hollywood walk of fame today. the actor who died yesterday standard as astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeanie," he was best-known as playing scheming oil man j.r. ewing on a dallas." exterior of the ranch stood in for the ewing home. larry hagman was a texas native. he died in da
or there is no deal and workers at 24 raley's in the bay area join 104 other stores in northern california and nevada on the picket lines at midnight. we asked customers at the san pablo raley's if they would still shop here. >> i would still shop here because i like the store. >> they are the ones that have a reason for striking whether it's pay, benefits. >> reporter: as with most contract negotiation it's both. the union says grocery workers aren't alone. >> they are the fiber of the community. they are family. and they deserve to be respected, because we're all in this together, folks. >> reporter: that is why the weiderholts say they will go somewhere he is if their favorite store goes on strike. >> because the people here are great. every time we come in here, we come at least once a week, everybody says hello and appreciates us and we appreciate them definitely. >> reporter: now we talked to a raley's spokesperson who says the company had no comment, citing a media blackout. reporting live in downtown san francisco noelle walker ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there were signs of movement in the
legalized the recreational use of marijuana california's governor is weighing in. activists are now waiting to see how the government will react. >> reporter: the tiny displays of inventory, the modern look of the lobby. it's a modern dispensary with a relaxed feel but its owner says it's been a terrifying year. >> none of my staff knows when they come to work in the morning whether we're going home at night or going to jail. >> reporter: now governor brown has weighed in. >> i would say this, it's time for the justice department to recognize the sovereignty of the states. >> reporter: go to brown's comments come on the heels of governors of washington state and colorado legalizing marijuana for recreational news in defiance of federal law. >> president obama received 50,000 less votes in colorado than amendment 64 which legalized marijuana and that should send a message that this is a mainstream issue and they need to get on board with the will of voters. >> reporter: aaron smith with the cannabis industry association says all medical marijuana cases should be frozen and he hopes that legi
consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court is now expected to decide whether they will take the case november 30th 10 days later than originally planned. if the justices decide not to hear the prop appeal, then the ninth circuit ruling will stand allowing same-sex couples to marry in california. >>> the move is a last minute protest against an historic cap and trade greenhouse gas actions suffered tomorrow. companies will be able to buy and sell credits to stay within mandated limits for greenhouse gas emissions. in a suit filed in superior court said the action is a tax on businesses. >>> de la fuente has conceded that his 20 year run on the council has come to an end. capland issued a statement saying she is deeply grateful. capland received 60% of the vote. >>> its striking employees reached a tentative agreement today as rob roth reports, the union workers dropped their picket signs and are now back on the job. >> we won. >> reporter: when word came down at nob hill foods in alameda this morning, workers began celebrating. time to toss the picket signs, th
of spending thanksgiving. i'm going to be flying home to california. >> reporter: dylan, an iraq war veteran says he is stunned and saddened, he will be returning to bury his brother. >> when you're in a war zone, you kind of expect something like that might happen. but you don't expect your brother will be gunned down for no reason on the streets of san jose. >> reporter: he was with a friend at 7-eleven to buy gum and energy drinks. when they came out, he was shot, by someone trying to carjack him. police are still looking for a second unidentified suspect. the pair was captured on this surveillance video. investigators say that two men are also responsible for four robberies on friday. followed by a shootout injured >> scary to think there's another guy out there, you know responsible for this. >> reporter: friend adrian robinson started this website to help the family with funeral expansions. everyone who knew rory says they will miss the young man. >> the most popular kid. >> reporter: the family plans to hold a memorial on saturday morning. they're asking anyone with information on his
. >>> more details now, tedford was the highest paid public employee in the state of california with the salary of $2.3 million a year. his contract with cal ran through the 2015 season. that means the university could owe him as much as $6.9 million for the remaining three years of his contract. >>> showers are falling out there now. live storm tracker 2 2 picking up showers in san francisco. the rain has been picking up, the dynamics in the front are now upon us. it's been in the north bay all day. berkeley right now we're just talking about the campus up by the campus, heavy rain. heavy rain along the bay shore. more heavy rain as you get into the grizzly peak area. up in the called the caldecut tunnel area. up here in napa you have some showers. then you head south and san mateo you're getting showers. it's starting to sag through. this thing is dragging, barely moving. san jose what's going on? nothing. some drizzle at best. i'm going to show you how it steps through time as we head through tomorrow morning. and there's going to be some of this left over for the morning co
to suppress violence. >>> california parol agents say they arrested 85 sex offenders during the annual halloween sweep known as operation boo. the arrest included 16 people here in the bay area. agents say they contacted 100 people to make sure they were not making contact with children. >>> efforts to reign in rowdy crowds could be coming in. >> reporter: task force will be going back on regular patrol because there aren't enough officers on patrol. there's already varying reasons what will happen over the weekends. 18 arrests at all, party buses are making downtown a destination. >> we saw a bunch of buses coming downtown, a lot of them are already drinking. >> reporter: staffing shortages are forcing them back on to patrol. >> reporter: yeah it will seem like it's a rowdier crowd. >> reporter: last week we had zero arrests. >> reporter: police plan to cut their alcohol serving hours but he's appealing saying he'sing being singled out. >> if anything happens within a mile radius, i get blamed for it. if somebody steals a candy bar at 7/11, i'm getting blamed for it. >> reporter: poli
continues tomorrow at the ucff campus. >>> after years of grim news, california's economic outlook is looking brighter tonight. the nonpartisan legislative budget analyst says the state is now facing a much smaller deficit in the coming year. it's estimated at $1.9 billion well below the $13 billion previously projected. the legislative analysts praises prop 30. >>> democrats have secured a so- called super majority in the state senate and assembly. the democrats have a 2/3 majority, allowing them to pass bills without having the support of republicans. it is the first time that's happened since the 19th century. >>> tonight, at 10:45, an auction raising money for state coffers. how you can participate in the bidding for much more than just cars. >>> a war of words waging tonight between the white house and top republicans. president obama bristled and senators, for their criticism of u.n. ambassador rice. five days after the attack in benghazi, libya. rice said it appeared an anti- muslim film sparked protests that got out of hand. the republicans say they don't trust rice and the
. >>> more details now on the wal- mart labor action. this was a scene in southern california. a crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered at the entrance to the store in the city of paramount. sheriff deputies ordered the protesters to leave and most of them obeyed but nine people did not and they were arrested without incident. >>> another arrest came in portland oregon. police took a 33-year-old protester into custody last night after he yelled at employees then refused to leave. things were peaceful outside the portland wal-mart today. >>> you know about black friday, how about plab friday. it's face wide but it started right here in oak hasn't -- it's nationwide but it started right here in oakland. >>> and temperatures dropping rapidly. where we could have some patchy fog first thing tomorrow morning and the temperature change you can expect for the weekend. >>> and it's on menus for $25 a bowl. but it won't be there for much longer. and some are claims that is discrimination. >>> thousands gathered at union square in san francisco tonight for the 23rd annual tree lights ceremony.
to that community. it would be amazon's third distribution center in california. the new building would be close to three major freeways and only about 30 miles from another amazon distribution center being built in patterson. >>> someone, some where in this country could be a lot richer tomorrow night. the power ballot reu -- power ballot reu jackpot is now up to $500 million. california is one of eight states that does not participate in power ball. the odds of winning is one in 175 million. >>> the issue to me was, put it on the ballot. >> reporter: a ktvu exclusive, san jose's police chief on why he's leaving the department and what would have kept him there. >>> plus the reason san francisco leaders are saying not so fast. the head of a supreme court decision on same-sex marriage. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. a
have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner, now. >> reporter: i reached pg & e trucks, they said that the main concern is hospitals and health care centers. >> we have the election, our opportunity to exercise our rights to vote and that's kind of a big deal. >> reporter: i also phoned 37- year-old tarson a san franciscan who moved to find work. he said he had to work 30 blocks just to charge his phone. >> it's like a ghost town. it's very eerie. the only sounds that i hear are sirens. >> reporter: buss are now not
. numerous california agricultural products we're trying to get out to market. >> the longshoremen refused to cross the picket line yesterday by striking sieu workers. they tell us, they will stand in support of striking union workers. >>> in six minutes, our ktvu investigation of spending at the port goes deeper. plus the one piece of the puzzle they don't want us to see. >>> nearly a thousand workers at los angeles international airport staged a walk out today on one of the busiest travel days of the year. they blocked the main entry to the airport for nearly two hours. they're protesting what they call unfair labor practices. 13 people were arrested, mostly for refusing to dispurse. >>> for many people, the day before thanksgiving means rushing around, and getting all the needed ingredients. the roads were absolutely jam packed with people traveling, or running last minute errands. noel walker found big crowds. >> reporter: as you might have guessed, turkeys are the hot item here tonight. those fresh turkeys, because you don't have time to defrost these. we caught up with a few people w
morning. >>> fire crews expected to be on the scene of this fire at a california power plant for days. the possible impact on the power supply. >>> thankful for life, you know and the joy and the happiness with everybody that you bring. >>> the california highway patrol with a zero policy on drivers under the influence. jana katsuyama was out tonight and saw evidence of what can go wrong. joins us live from oakland, john. >> reporter: this is southbound 880 where people are headed home after a big feast with friends and family but the dark side of the holiday season is that many people drink too much and then get behind the wheel. >> the highway patrol is circulating around the bay area searching for drunk drivers during a maximum enforcement period. >> most officers look for collision factors, speed unsafe turning movements. >>> officers tested this driver for intoxication and then arrested him after they say he smashed into a broken down car that had two babies inside. >> this gentleman didn't have any knowledge of being involved in a collision. >> that was only the beginning. the
who take too long to graduate from california state university could face higher fees. the board of trustees is expected to vote on the fee for super seniors. cal state says it needs to make room for new undergraduates. students say that is not fair because they say classes are not offers as much as before due to budget cuts. >>> the u.s.s. horn yet honored the late neal armstrong. the floating museum celebrated the grand re-opening of its apollo exhibit. the hornet recovered the astronauts. >>> he served several years in the navy and went on to become a test pilot and then of course, went to work for nasa and became an astronaut and achieved the ultimate. >> today's festivities including a flyover by an historic aircraft. >>> downtown castro valley boulevard officially re-opened, showing off its new led lights, new trees and planters. the multi-million streetscape project included reconfiguring traffic lanes, widening sidewalks and adding bike lanes in the area from san miguel area to redwood road. >> a holiday tradition gets a little bit of a test run today. some of the new c
to their families. >>> california is launching a crucial first step to cut greenhouse gases. big polluters must buy credits to account for their emissions but they may also sell them. the system will help drive california toward a clean energy economy and environmentalists appraising it is a model for the world. >>> the recent wet weather system that rolled through the bay area brought lots of snow to the bay area. we want to show you what it looked like on friday in nayac. at high elevations more than 2 feet of snow fell. it was the first sizable snowfall of the season. and as you see here from these pictures boy it costs several spin outs and traffic back ups for drivers heading to the mountains. >>> it's not even thanksgiving yet and people are already skiing at lake tahoe. we want to show you what's going on out here. this is a picture taken at boreal ski resort. they did have the snow machine going on out there. more and more ski resorts are set to open this month. north star is set to open in a week. and we move on and see that kirk wood is set to open on november 21st that's the week of than
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb side d
their time not only placing calls to other states but much like people in california democrats in california will go to nevada. that's what the people here in illinois and chicago in particular were doing for president obama. they were traveling to swing states. they were driving to wisconsin. and that's how a lot of people got into this room tonight. by agreeing to go to these swing states to help with the ground game there. so these are the people who had the ticket, they earned a ticket into this room. and look here, their reaction now once the word came in. >> fired up, ready to go. >> and i said, this is great. >> he's a great president and i'm very happy. he has my back and i'm sorry for mitt romney but it's obama. we can't lose. >> what do i want for obama. i want the country to be the great country that it is. >> a few weeks ago i was up in wisconsin, we got wisconsin. last few weeks i've been calling wisconsin and ohio, we got both states. >> obama is winning, he's winning, he's winning. gosh thank you jesus. >> just as you're returning to us live here to chicago. it sound like that
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